‘Tis the season to lace up for your next trail run! Trail running can be extremely physically demanding so it’s important to make sure you’re properly prepared for the elements and hurdles that the trail may throw your way. Here are MPGear’s Top 10 recommendations for optimal performance and comfort on your next trail run: … Continue reading
This past weekend one of our MPGear crew members, Devin, went on a camping trip and he was looking for the perfect sleeping pad to take with him. After considering several different sleeping pads like self inflating pads, lightweight pads and some accordion style pads, he decided on the Big Agnes Q-Core Sleeping Pad. I … Continue reading
One of our top selling brands, Nemo, has received a lot of press recently and for good reason as there’s plenty to love about Nemo’s gear. Their products include tents ranging from featherweight to extreme condition mountaineering tents, sleeping pads and pillows, tent accessories, green gear and they also just recently introduced a new series … Continue reading
Trailspace has just reviewed the new MSR WindPro II Stove and they do a great job of highlighting the improvements from the original MSR WindPro Stove. Highlighted features include: Remote burner Inverted liquid feed Improved packability Extremely duable Read the full review on Trailspace’s site HERE, and pick yours up at MPGear and receive FREE … Continue reading
A few weeks ago we started an office discussion asking if you took your phone with you on your outdoor adventures. We received a lot of great feedback, and the general consensus was that while the phone may be carried with you, you do not use it to stay connected, but more for safety reasons. … Continue reading
Earlier this week MPGear crew member, Alex, had some time to set up the Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 4 Person Tent. Here’s some of his thoughts on this lightweight tent: “Before setting up Fly Creek UL 4, I hardly thought the phrase and “four person” and “backpacking tent” belonged in the … Continue reading
Ever wonder what the most popular day runners go running on? Or, how you can avoid shin splints? We found this interesting infographic today via greatlist.com and thought we’d share it for your Wednesday afternoon entertainment…enjoy! More Health and Fitness News & Tips at Greatist.
You wouldn’t ride your bike without your helmet, so why travel with your bike without AlboPads? AlboPads are the perfect addition to your current bike case that may lack the proper protection needed while packing up and traveling with your bike. The pads also come fully equipped with the new 2012 Aerus Biospeed Bicycle Travel Case … Continue reading
Our BIG Inov-8 shipment has arrived and we are fully stocked with all the new F-Lite 195 colors as well as some new models including the Bare-XF 210s – both models make for the perfect crossfit shoe. If you’re looking for a great trail companion we have also received some more Roclite 295s, Roclite 285s … Continue reading
…because it’s National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day! Be sure to get your Bonk Breaker Peanut Butter & Jelly energy bars, also available with high protein for that extra boost of energy!
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Spring time is here, and it’s time to get out and enjoy nature with your little ones! The Poco child carriers are a new addition to Osprey’s family and they are loaded with lots of innovative features that enhance comfort and durability. The Osprey Poco is available in three different models, each one a step … Continue reading
…there’s the all new Insulated Q-Core sleeping pad from Big Agnes! We just received our shipment from Big Agnes this week and we are excited to share with you the reasons why we love the new Insulated Q-Core. 3.5″ of cushion for maximum comfort (Currently the most cushion found in a backpacking sleeping pad) With … Continue reading
There’s an interesting discussion happening in our office today. When you go on outdoor adventures whether it’s hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing, snowboarding, etc, do you bring your phone along with you? Some people are strongly against it because they head to the outdoors for an escape, and some people suffer separation anxiety if their phone is … Continue reading